790393 Antibodies and beyond - emerging fields in antibody engineering (in Eng.)

Vorlesung und Seminar
Vortragende/r (Mitwirkende/r)
Wick, Cecilia , Wozniak-Knopp, Gordana
Angeboten im Semester
Sommersemester 2024
Unterrichts-/ Lehrsprachen


An introductory as well as organisational meeting for this lecture-seminar will be held on March 4, 2024, at 1 p.m. via Zoom:

Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 612 8818 5896
Passcode: 618875
The seminars will be held in person at a date we set together (provisionally, in the last week of May).

Each unit will consist of a seminar and extensive discussion as well as lecture selected topics, which will be listed on BOKU learn.
The presentations will take place in the last week of May, we can still discuss when exactly that will be (so most of you have time). They are planned for 15 min with 5 min discussion. The structure: please study the topic and fell supported with the literature provided, but you are not restricted or bound to it. You are welcome to propose and present your own topics, only please share your thoughts with us ahead of the presentation.

Inhaltliche Voraussetzungen (erwartete Kenntnisse)

The following lectures are highly recommended:

941105 Introduction to Molecular Biology (in Eng.)
772304 Protein chemistry and protein engineering (in Eng.)
791397 Protein engineering (in Eng.)
941319 Cell and molecular biology I (in Eng.)
791368 Biological Therapeutics (in Eng.)
791398 Antibody Engineering (in Eng.)


Successful participants will be able to:
-give an overview of the current situation in the antibody engineering field, including current most successful antibody-based therapies and future trends
-comment on the various classes of targets of therapeutic antibodies in the last decades
-compare the mode of activity of various therapeutic antibodies
-defend the importance of armoured antibodies (ADCs, CARs)
-outline the differentiation of bispecific antibodies and Fc fusions
- communicate their views to peers (colleagues) in a constructive discussion
- cooperate with colleagues in delivery and evaluation of individual presentations
Noch mehr Informationen zur Lehrveranstaltung, wie Termine oder Informationen zu Prüfungen, usw. finden Sie auf der Lehrveranstaltungsseite in BOKUonline.